vessel of the United States

(48)The term “vessel of the United States” means— (A)any vessel documented under (B)any vessel numbered in accordance withand measuring less than 5 net tons; (C)any vessel numbered in accordance withand used exclusively for pleasure; or (D)any vessel not equipped with propulsion machinery of any kind and used exclusively for pleasure.

Source

16 USC § 1802(48)


Scoping language

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